Madrone burl wood veneer can have a tremendous range of colors. Mocha browns, reds, pinks and warm creams are all common. Its beautiful burl figure is sometimes called “rivers and valleys” because of the similarities to a topographical map.
Common Uses for Burl Madrone Wood Veneer: Architectural panels, millwork, high-end cabinetry and fine furniture, as well as aircraft and yacht interiors.
Other Name(s): Madrona, Madrono.
The Tree: Grows to heights of 60-80 feet with trunks around 2-3 feet in diameter. Some trees can grow up to 120 feet with diameters of 4-5 feet.
A Little History: Because Scottish botanist Archibald Menzies discovered the tree in 1792, Madrone’s botanical species name is menziesii,
Region: North America